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political things. and i'll leave that here for you guys to review. i talked about being kind of split about being skitso fren i think or not because i'm district two and district five. it has nothing to do with all you guys. i just need you to read this thing because of some communication i received, and i'm going to put on the overhead in my 10 seconds left, los angeles, this is a city, los angeles, california. and what it shows are some of the districting lines there. and it's having problems. thank you. >> hi, good day. my name is mar zel brown and i work with central center --
>> i'm sorry, hold on one second. only because it's not your turn just yet. it's bruno. >> good morning, a pleasure to be here this morning. this is on such a sort an important issue. i personally want to commend you all in your work. i think perhaps the most important is the fact that you listen, you're listening to a lot of these comments and you've been making decisions accordingly. i just learned or i hope that it is the case i've heard a group, who was very important, very critical to the organization to who we are have been made whole.
i'm here to speak for an institution that is part of, it's partner of the organization. we are the -- i am the senior warden of that church. that church has been in district five for at least 89 years. and it's one of the largers in the area. it is prominently located. we feel for the last four to five years have established a relationship with an organization that is well known that are very, should we say pervasive in the whole area. to established this relationship, now they have four walls. they have four walls in which they can institute, implement a lot of their programs, establish new programs in the
neighborhood. being a very, very critical partner to a lot of these functions. we want to continue to do that. and we would just wish that when you're looking at the situation, that you will consider keeping it separate in the district. in district five. >> thank you. thank you very much. >> i represent san francisco, among the japan town organizing committee. in the interest of last minute testing, cohesive communities of interest, i'm proposing -- on the map, that you should test. excuse me, may i have time to put this all back together
again? thank you very much. district one and two moving population north of california street. compensating that for the community of interest around golden gate park. to south of golden gate park as indicated on the map. and then switching to that, by the way compensating district four indicated here. switching to c.p.m. site, it's a no population area. i've indicated to you the technical and legal reasons for having it represented in district five. i mentioned an unrepresented large islamic district that i have dotted on that map.
it does not yet participate, it's largely independent. it should be in one district to ultimately absorb. thank you very much, again. >> thank you, sir. >> by the way i'm going to mention again the voting rights regard of voter region station just to protect yourself. >> thank you very much. mr. everhart, mr. speaker brown and mr. speaker scott. >> good morning. my name is sharon and i'm vice chair of the district 11 council and a 4 year resident which is located in the heart of district 11. i do not come forward to test by earlier because my neighborhood has never seriously been in danger of being split into another district. but i wanted to take this last opportunity to speak, to publicly thank the task force
for not just listening to the public, but to actually hearing all the folks who came to testify. and for your commitment to keeping neighborhoods whole. for you reuniting the other neighborhoods that were split 10 years ago. i also wanted to thank the consultants and kay for all their work in getting the draft maps and the boundaries up on the website so quickly. and lastly i would like to thank any fellow council members who came to testify so passionately but respectfully for their neighborhoods in district 11. so far we have only lost population in those areas we all agreed to sacrifice to keep district 11 whole. it is an honor to serve with them on the council and to have them as friends. thank you, and one last please, don't make any further changes to district 11. >> thank you, ma'am.
yes, mrs. brown? >> hi, my name is marzel brown and i work with central city collaborative. and today i'm here on the behalf of the bristol hotel. which is located on 56 mason. mike nolty has showed you the little map area of where we want to stay. it is very, very small as you can see this little section right here. that's what we need to keep in district six. so if you guys will help us out, and remap that, it will be a great deal to us and the tenants in the bristol hotel that we deal with on a daily basis. thank you again for your time and your preparations and you guys do a wonderful job. keep up the good work. >> thank you.
>> following mrs. scott will be shelby, lisa shin, pierre and natalie brown. >> good morning task force. my name is lois scott, and i live by cathedral, i live on cathedral hill by st. mary's cathedral about two and a half blocks from the proposed hospital site. i'm on the board of the cathedral hill neighbors who were dispointed that our neighborhood who was going to be reunited in your quest and necessity to have the numbers come out was still split. i guess we joined russia hill as one of those neighborhoods that will be permanently split. we're some what of an emerging neighborhood association, that we've only been in existence
about half a dozen years, not as long as some of the other neighborhoods in san francisco. we have a huge, huge issue coming up on the construction of the cathedral hill campus of the hospital. 555 beds, a huge impact on our neighborhood. that particular block we urgently request you put that back in district five. it has no population and as a future hospital it will have no population. it is so much more related to the western addition than the marina in district two. we are the immediate neighbors of that facility so we implore you to make a final tweak, no population involved to reinclude, repatriate the hospital site. >> thank you, ma'am.
i'm sure i'm killing these names, my apologies. >> ok, today i've come with show and tell. i'm not going to talk for too long. again, like many of you, everybody here who has been at these meetings recognizes that this has been just a fabulous process and we're really, really pleased with it. we're so happy you helped us by putting our boreders to herman so we can have our merchants and neighbors join us in district five. this is a no population request that we're that is 55 laguna be
part of district five. it is in our neighborhood, it effects us, we want for the folks who live in to it be able to be fought for by the supervisor of that district. what i'm doing today in the show and tell is just showing you the murriel we've done as a community. this was 100% done with love and talent and energy and no money by the community to try to make a better lower. this is one of our artists. this is another artist, you may recognize, urs la young. she's going to be redoing this piece if you want to watch on monday. another famous artist david chung lee who does absolutely gorgeous work. he's actually on 6th and this is the famous silly pink bunny.
jeremy fish, who is the pink bunny, 20 years, 1991-2011. he was living in that neighborhood, becoming a famous art nist the lower part and did this all for free. to give you a sense of the size of this, we had a celebration where we celebrated the murriel and you can see the district supervisor in the back. that's a big ass bunny you're looking at there . i just want to say if you can possibly change your minds and realize this does belong there, i would really appreciate it. thank you. >> thank you so much. >> hello, my name is lisa shin. i'm a resident and small business owner, also active with lower hayden neighborhood merchant association.
opened up a business about a year ago and have been really impressed with the neighborhood effort. it's really a unique neighborhood and the demographic we serve, i think it's one -- we all feel like the underdogs to small neighborhood, but you know i've seen the work that the board has put forth, specifically with 55 laguna. and i think for, you know to have a neighborhood that's focused on the issues at hand, you know, we want to keep that intact. i understand there are always political reasons, and issues of why orders get drawn a certain way. i think we just ask that there's a rational justification for all the decisions that are made. you know, you can't really tell people what neighborhood belong to. they feel a sense of belonging to, you know, the community that they're close to, that they frequent, so we just are looking to keep that intact and we appreciate your work, thank you. >> thank you.
>> good morning, i'm a merchant on the lower street association. i just want to say it is probable as you all well know, very bad crime ridden, we had a lot of issues. we worked hard, very hard to make it a better neighborhood. the issue here today is about 55 laguna. we would really like that in district five. it is part as it stands. it really is. and we've cleaned up everything, the neighborhood, in hopes that guys will see that. this particular property with this perfectly. it would be such an asset to our community. it would also enhance all parts of the community. all these other areas are doing very, very well.
we've had very little crime since the last four or five years. it's been just a great place to live and a great place to be. so i really appreciate your assistance in this endeavor. thank you very much. >> thank you, sir. >> i do not see valley. moving on. >> good morning. i am peter strauss from the lower haight and district 5 and district 8. it looks like i will be staying in district 8. we have reached the bottom of the night. i am. -- i am sure it feels more like
the bottom of the 54th. baseball analogies aside, there are a bunch of us here to make one last pitch. in 55 laguna into district 5. we have talked about community and compromise. we have gusty to recognize haight is the spine of the community and should not be treated as a border. we appreciate what you have done in the commercial destroyed by moving the boundary down. the closest to a win win would be able to split the property. i understand that is beyond your purview because it involves changing precinct boundaries. it may be that is the direction we need to go. most of us would be willing to work with supervisor wiener to
achieve the closest to a win- win, but we may not be in to do that at this time. i urge you to establish the baseline at the most logical and consistent place with their review your purview. we believe that would be to establish 55 laguna as part of district 5. thank you. >> thank you, sir. >> i am steve courier from district 11. everything in this ever hart said -- miss eberdardt said, ditto. thank you. on tuesday night, we flyered census block 2008. i did get some phone calls thanking us. it is good that they are happy
and i am happy. i want to thank you for this process. >> hello, everybody. i am a lower haight street merchant. i have been there 25 years. i have a record shop. the police and merchant association has done so much to make our world better. we're all anticipating 55 laguna opening up. i just assumed it was part of our district anyway. i did not know until all of this came around. we need that to be part of our corridor. we have worked to make it safe and keep an eye on it and have customers from that world coming to us. thank you for your attention on that. >> thank you, sir. >> clinton womack.
tony, olga, and tommy. >> i am both a resident of the panhandle neighborhood and also serve on the neighborhood association board. i would like to express our gratitude for being incorporated into district 5. i am hoping after the final lines are drawn today that the eastern and western span of the panhandle will remain in district 5. thank you for your work on that and accommodating our resident'' wishes. i would like to second the comments by bruno. i have been very involved with the event planning and community activism. it has been central to the neighbor works out of there. i would want to make sure moving forward the boundary stays at turk and the boundary south of
there still stays in district 5. thank you. >> good morning. >> you are next. >> my fault. >> no worries. >> my name is tony robles with senior action network in district 6. i have worked with the filipino community as part of the heritage foundation. the tenderloin area has been a starting point for many filipino immigrants and their families historically. they have gone through a lot, the community, with three development, the high cost of living, removal, displacement. a lot of our folks are elders who have been forced to relocate to other parts of the city and
bay area. at the same time, we have many community centers that our elders and youth frequent and use. we have the country's only filipino bilingual school. we have health centers, parks, churches with filipino residents and their families. we still have a concern about the recent move to push the border north to 13th street. is higher than the previously proposed 15th street northern border, which was in the map as recently as april 4. it is higher than the community unity map version with the district 9 border at 16th street. it is important to filipino community stays unified and has a voice politically. [tone!] our people come out for community matters. they want to be involved. we urge you move the northern
border of district 92 least 15th street and extended from valencia to harrison street. i cannot convey to you enough how important is that the filipino be voting on this today. mr. rose will have some information on what this very significant proposal means in terms of the changes that this entails. i support the idea of moving away from the payroll system. i think that this this incentivizes the job creation and i am not certain what i will do with this proposal. i know that a lot of work went into this. i am grateful that we have some time before the final vote
before the proposal is taken, when this final vote comes before the board, that i can get to a place where i am is supportive of this matter. when i added to the proposal for mr. avalos, we recognize ins in life, no one gets 100%. you have recognized a great deal of support for including the larger mission bay in district 10. that has now significantly changed. many believe moving the border to 16th street supports workers in mission bay in a much stronger way. advocacy of the ucsf campus is strengthened by dividing the area with the border at 16th
street. the northern border with the 16th. the southern border would be at sixth street east of seventh. [tone!] again, advocacy is strengthened in the areas where two districts are supporting the overall mission the campus. thank you for all of the hard- working and done in support of district 10. i appreciate you have retained a view -- bay view and others together. you have kept portal whole. your wisdom speaks volumes. [tone!] thank you. >> thank you. yes, ma'am. >> oh, can you? ok. >> my name is olga.
my house is on grove street. we strongly oppose the move to district 1 from district 5. we just learned about it last tuesday. it is just because some good soul put a fire in our mailbox. -- flier in our mailbox. we have been in the northern panhandle community for a long business. >> ladies and gentlemen, we are adjourned.
last few meetings as well as during today's public comment. it is a very, relatively speaking, short list. i will ask in a moment there are others who would like to add items. again, i would ask you to offer them in the spirit of new, not revisiting, although, we will not prevent you from raising something that is a revisit, but i would ask you to err on the side of new. we will do those in the context of population-based shifts and changes. second, we go to non-population shifts and changes. finally, we will turn to our consultant for the lines and borders assessment. that will be the final piece of, if you will, the puzzle. any questions? >> i actually wanted to do the lines and tweaks first because i understand it could impact understand it could impact something.